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“Hedley House was perfect for us”
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Hedley House
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Smith's Cove
Certificate of Excellence
Charlottesville, Virginia
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18 reviews
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“Hedley House was perfect for us”
Reviewed March 10, 2007

We have stayed at Hedley House twice, once in 2002 and once in 2005. There are not all that many places in NS where you can stay within a few feet of the water, but you can here. It was perfect for us--the completely relaxing vacation. The owners were very friendly, and you could not beat the view or the fascinating tides. In 2005 we ate in the dining room, and the meals were delicious--authentic Acadian (French) cooking. Hedley House accommodations are not fancy, which means you can bring your sandy feet inside, and your rock collection.

Digby is a modest town, with all the necessities: a Wal-Mart, a yarn and fabric shop, sensational Digby scallops. This is the place to come if you want to sit and read, watch the water and the weather, and not have a care in the world.

By the way, Nova Scotia has fascinating geological features, and this is a wonderful jumping off place if you want to see them: the tidal power station in Annapolis Royal, Joggins fossil cliffs, the agates and amethysts in the Bay, the Tidal Bore in Truro, where the force of the tide pushes the water in a river backwards! It's quite amazing.

Carolyn McPherson

Stayed October 2005
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Reviewed September 19, 2006

Best to avoid this motel. There was nothing even satisfactory about this accommodation. But it is advertised on the internet. The person who checked us in appeared to be intoxicated.

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Hedleyhouseinnkeeper, Manager at Hedley House, responded to this review, August 21, 2010
We would simply like to let you know this place has been under new managment for 2 years , and can assure you this would never happen now,

Joanne Leblanc ( new manager
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Property: Hedley House
Address: 375 Rr #1, Smith's Cove, Digby, Nova Scotia B0S 1S0, Canada
Location: Canada > Nova Scotia > Southwest Nova Scotia > Digby > Smith's Cove
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Smith's Cove
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hedley House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Private ocean decks, sandy tidal beach, cable TV, internet, barbecues, kitchenettes, beautiful sunsets, great for wind surfing, nearby whale watching, upper Clements Park, golfing, 5 minutes from Digby ferry and world famous Digby Scallops. ... more   less 
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Hedley Hotel Smiths Cove
Hedley House Nova Scotia/Digby, Canada

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